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Watch: Oscar-Nominated Short 'Head Over Heels' a Poignant Love Story of a Couple on Different Planes

Following the online debuts of the other four competing Oscar-nominated short animated films, stop-motion "Head Over Heels" is now available to watch until the day of the Oscars (February 24). Full video below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 11, 2013 12:40 PM
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Watch Berlin Trailer for Documentary 'GMO OMG' on Corporate Takeover of Seeds

Check out the trailer for documentary "GMO OMG," the opening night film for the Berlinale's Culinary Cinema section. The film follows first-time feature director Jeremy Seifert as he investigates genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in seeds and the subsequent effects on health, biodiversity and the global agriculture industry.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 11, 2013 11:54 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Elaine May's 'The Heartbreak Kid'

Valentine's Heartbreakers! week begins at Trailer from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing "The Heartbreak Kid," starring Charles Grodin and Cybill Shepherd.
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  • February 11, 2013 10:51 AM
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WATCH 'Adam and Dog': Exclusive Animated Oscar Short

Korean Minkyu Lee's Oscar-nominated animated short, "Adam and Dog," which won the Annie for best animated short last year, is available online.
  • By Bill Desowitz
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  • February 8, 2013 11:48 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Gillo Pontecorvo's 'Burn!' with Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando week concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing "Burn!," Gillo Pontecorvo's follow-up to "The Battle of Algiers."
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  • February 8, 2013 11:04 AM
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Watch and Listen to Ravishing Trailer for Indie Spirit Doc Nominee 'Leviathan'

Cinema Guild has released the trailer for Lucien Castaing-Taylor ("Sweetgrass") and Verena Paravel's ("Foreign Parts") festival favorite doc "Leviathan." The film is nominated for the Indie Spirit's Truer Than Fiction award and will be released theatrically March 1 at NYC's IFC Center, followed by a national rollout.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 7, 2013 2:18 PM
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As Berlinale Kicks Off, Watch Hollywood Speak Deutsch [VIDEO]

With the opening of the Berlin International Film Festival (February 7-17), check out these videos of Hollywood stars who speak German. Bradley Cooper's fluency in French? Passé. Deutsch is where it's at -- just ask Keanu Reeves, Kirsten Dunst, Leonardo DiCaprio and more.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 7, 2013 11:42 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on 'The Night of the Following Day,' Starring an Uncooperative Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando week continues at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing Hubert Cornfield's kindap thriller "The Night of the Following Day."
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  • February 6, 2013 10:52 AM
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Super Bowl Trailers: Which One Won You Over?

Which Super Bowl spot won you over? While Amy Poehler's Best Buy ad was probably my favorite, which studio made you want to see their film the most? Not the best TV spot, that was probably aerial wonk-fest "Iron Man 3," which looks like an improvement on Two, as it better be. Justin Lin's "Fast & Furious 6" looks like more of same, with the welcome return of Michelle Rodriguez. Troubled Brad Pitt-starrer "World War Z" and Sam Raimi's costly "Oz the Great and Powerful" look over-pixelated to me. Vote below.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 4, 2013 2:32 PM
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Trailers from Hell: John Badham on Elia Kazan's 'On the Waterfront,' Starring Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando week begins at Trailers from Hell with director John Badham introducing Elia Kazan's multi-Oscar winner "On the Waterfront."
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  • February 4, 2013 10:52 AM
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